SBG Announces Digital Ventures Group


News Release
Contact: Chris Ripley, CFO
Lucy Rutishauser, SVP & Treasurer


BALTIMORE (March 26, 2015) Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) (the “Company” or
“Sinclair”) announced today that it has launched Sinclair Digital Ventures (“SDV”), a division of the
Company that will invest in emerging digital technologies and digital content companies. SDV will
focus on companies with products or services that support and expand Sinclair’s digital capabilities and
non-linear footprint. The division will be overseen by David Amy, Sinclair’s COO, Chris Ripley,
Sinclair’s CFO, and Rob Weisbord, Chief Operating Officer, Sinclair Digital Group.
“Expansion of our digital footprint is integral to our longer term growth plan, especially as viewing
consumption trends evolve,” commented David Smith, President and CEO, Sinclair. “Sinclair Digital
Ventures’ focus is to seek partner companies whose products or services can help engage consumers and
advertisers on multiple screens – web, social media and mobile apps. We currently have several
potential investments in the Digital Ventures pipeline whose emphases are on advancing advertiser
reach, enhancing the users’ digital experience, and/or improving our digital content. With this
announcement, we look forward to initiating conversations with other such partners.”

About Sinclair Digital Ventures:
Sinclair Digital Ventures is owned by Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., one of the largest and most
diversified television broadcasting companies with affiliations across all the major networks and multiplatform
offerings. For more information on Sinclair Digital Ventures or potential partnerships, please
visit their website, or contact Jason Smith, Director of Sinclair Digital Ventures, at